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Catherine A. Phillips

Catherine Phillips, Attorney
Catherine A. Phillips

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Corporate and Transactional Law

Catherine focuses her practice on advising private business owners and entities in transactions and general corporate matters. Prior to joining Bishop, Dulaney, Joyner & Abner, Catherine worked at an investment bank, a large Fin-Tech Company, taught business law to undergraduates, and had her own corporate and transactional law practice focused on mission-driven businesses and nonprofits.

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Formation
  • General Business and Corporate Governance
  • Nonprofit Law, including religious institutions
  • Financial Marketing and Compliance

Comprehensive Corporate and Transactional Representation

Catherine represents businesses with general corporate matters including:

  • Entity formation and organizational agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements
  • Other commercial contracts, including technology contracts

Her experience includes a variety of transactions including:

  • Corporate asset purchases and sales
  • Drafting commercial contracts, including technology contracts
  • Drafting and reviewing privacy policies and terms of use
  • Securities law compliance


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law

  • Juris Doctor, with honors 2013
  • First Amendment Law Review, Article & Notes Editor

Duke University

  • Master of Divinity, magna cum laude, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts, 2000

Community Leadership and Involvement

  • North Carolina Bar Association (Member)
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association (Member)
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